Investor Protection Lunch and Learn

We gathered in the party room to hear from Ken Kivenko, on the topic of Investor Protection for Seniors. Ken is a fellow resident and a real expert on the subject as well as a passionate advocate for older people hurt by financial “advisors”.  He explained...

Fall Alert Pendants

More than fifty residents are experiencing a new sense of independence now that they are wearing devices designed to intervene in case of a fall. IVV worked with the NORC group at UHN to enrol eligible residents in the Toronto Grace Health Centre Fall Alert Pendant...

Easter Crafternoon

One of the IVV activities that has been particularly successful is our seasonal (cr)afternoons. It involves crafts for kids but it definitely attracts all ages – kids, parents, grandparents and great grandparents – everyon loves the (cr)afternoons. Last...

Falls Lunch & Learn

The NORC community arranged for Alicia Remark, an occupational therapist, to speak about preventing falls, and some steps we can take if we do fall. Fifty residents came for the presentation and it was evident that we were all giving her our full attention. So many of...

Toronto Community Paramedics

On Tuesday the Toronto Community Paramedics came to our Lunch & Learn to talk about wellness clinics in NORC (Naturally Occuring Retirement Community) buildings like ours. We heard about the many advantages for residents. These clinics run at regular intervals and...

February L&L

Make a date to join the February 6th Lunch & Learn when the Toronto Community Paramedics will be on site to explain what they do and how they may be able to support wellness at Islington 2000.  As usual, bring your own lunch to the party room at noon – the...